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ZIP Code 81223

Primary City:Cotopaxi, CO (View All Cities)
County: Fremont County
Timezone: Mountain (5:22pm)
Area code: 719 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.4, -105.6
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81223

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81223. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 81223. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81223, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Cotopaxi, CO
Unacceptable:
Texas Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 81223 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81223 is located in central Colorado and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 81223 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81223 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,639
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,477
Median Home Value $171,000
Land Area 398.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 780
Median Household Income $38,039

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20413940131818343568941001061007238114
Female18314030102020283469101109101904621137
Total387279702338386269137195209207190118592411

Gender

 Male 851 52%
 Female 788 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,558 95.1%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 1.5%
 Asian 10 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21751159205193575
Renter49202718751
Total62671186223200626

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 469 60%
 Single Guardian 61 8%
 Singles 215 28%
 Singles With Roommate 35 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 653 84%
 Households with Kids 127 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male47216127971078774515794
Female51482115761099751274432
Total9869823121613201617141216121911126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81223 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 81223 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 81223 real estate data, the median home value of $171,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81223 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81223 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81223 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,639 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 458 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 231 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 91 6%
 Households Vacant 697 47%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 31 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 511 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 125 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 32%
 2 Bedroom 16 27%
 3+ Bedroom 25 42%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $38,039 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81223 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 81223 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 268 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 16%
 No Earnings 842 64%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 268 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 16%
 No Earnings 842 64%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 330 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 6%
 Worked at Home 24 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 34 5%
 High School Graduate 401 63%
 Associate's degree 91 14%
 Bachelor's degree 80 13%
 Master's degree 30 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 141 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81223

ZIP Code 81223 is in the Fremont Re-3 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81223.

Cotopaxi Junior-Senior High School
345 County Rd 12
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fremont Re-3 School District
Cotopaxi Elementary School
345 County Rd 12
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fremont Re-3 School District

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